Scientist, Educator, Community Builder, Translator

Rayna Harris Rayna M. Harris is a post-doctoral researcher supervised by Drs. Titus Brown and Rebecca Calisi. Dr. Harris works to improve community engagement within scientific collaborations while researching neuromolecular mechanisms that regulate parental care behaviors in female and male rock doves. working on community engagement for the Data Commons Pilot Phase Consortium. Dr. Harris and Calisi are also working on on a digital video series called I Can Science that highlights diversity in innovative research and teaching. Rayna is a volunteer instructor trainer, lesson developer, and Spanish translator for The Carpentries, a non-profit community-driven organization focused on teaching coding and data science skills. Rayna has a PhD in Cell and Molecular Biology from The University of Texas at Austin. For more info, click the links in the navigation bar above.